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  • David Ward

    Contributing sermons since Jul 27, 2003
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New Hope Church
Greenwood Indiana , 46142
(317) 888-4673

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  • A Story To Tell

    Contributed on Jun 17, 2018
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    Learning from Paul's own story how we can best share Jesus with others.

    INTRODUCTION: Last September Pat Payaso ran for an open seat on Boston's city council—and he got an idea for a creative way to campaign."Payaso" translates to "clown" in Spanish; according to a report in Time, Payaso "donned a rainbow wig, a red nose, and clown makeup in recent campaign photos and ...read more

  • Unqualified

    Contributed on Jun 27, 2016
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    BIG IDEA: Those who talk God's talk need to walk God's walk.

    INTRODUCTION: In 2007, the I-35 bridge that crosses the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota, collapsed suddenly during rush hour, killing 13 people and injuring 145. The investigation revealed that the gusset plates that connect girders together in the truss system were undersized, ...read more

  • Unquenchable

    Contributed on Jun 22, 2016
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    Big Idea: God don't want no worthless worship, so let's make our worship worth His while. Points: Worship is worthless to God when it isn't reverent, repentant, or real.

    INTRODUCTION: Comedian Rodney Dangerfield, who died in 2004 at the age of 82, made a living making fun of himself and the difficulty of getting what we all desire: a little respect, please. Some of his best lines: • "I tell ya I get no respect from anyone. I bought a cemetery plot. The guy ...read more

  • Stay Awhile

    Contributed on Oct 31, 2015
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    From Paul's experience in Corinth, we find 3 keys to persevering through discouragement.

    INTRO: Have you ever felt discouragement in your life as a Christ follower? If you’ve known him for any length of time, like a distance runner, I’ll bet you’ve “hit a wall” of discouragement. You think, “this is never going to work,” or “how long can ...read more

  • The Writing On The Wall

    Contributed on Mar 8, 2014
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    Big Idea: Oour days are numbered--how much will they weigh?

    “The Writing on the Wall” Daniel 5 INTRODUCTION You might not want to listen to this message today. I’m serious—you might not want to know what I’m going to tell you. You may be happier not knowing, because once you know, then you are responsible for what you ...read more

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  • Rain Man Doesn't Understand Inheritance

    Contributed on Feb 25, 2016
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    "Rain Man" was the top moneymaking film of 1988, and also won the Oscar for Best Picture. It tells the story of an abrasive and selfish wheeler-dealer named Charlie (Tom Cruise), who discovers that his estranged father has died and bequeathed all of his multimillion-dollar estate to his other son, ...read more

  • Christ Brings Unity

    Contributed on Aug 15, 2012
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    CHRIST BRINGS UNITY Every three years InterVarsity Christian Fellowship sponsors the Urbana Conference, a gathering that challenges university students to get involved in world evangelization. About 16,000 students from around the world attended the 2009 conference. After the main session ...read more

  • Holy Spirit: Object Lesson

    Contributed on Apr 1, 2010
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    HOLY SPIRIT: OBJECT LESSON To be filled with the Holy Spirit means that we allow him to occupy and control every area of our lives. How much of you does the Holy Spirit have? [Produce two glasses of water and two packets of Alka-Seltzer. Open one packet and empty into one glass; drop the ...read more

  • In The Walk, Michael Card Quotes His Mentor, ...

    Contributed on Apr 1, 2010
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    In The Walk, Michael Card quotes his mentor, William Lane: “Let the excellence of your work be your protest.” 1. You want to protest incompetence? Be competent. 2. Protest dishonesty? Be honest. 3. Protest ...read more

  • University Of Louisville Psychologist Michael ...

    Contributed on Apr 1, 2010
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    University of Louisville psychologist Michael Cunningham recently did an extensive study of the most common complaints men and women have about each other. Here is what he discovered: 1. The most common complaints men have re: women include: a. the silent treatment b. bringing up past ...read more